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11 February 1966|
Johan Söderqvist (born 11 February 1966) is a Swedish film score composer.
Life and career
He has been a keyboard player in many different jazz bands and folk music groups and has toured extensively around the world before concentrating his activities on composition for film, television, radio and theatre.
Söderqvist wrote his first film score for Agnes Cecilia in 1991 and since then he has written numerous scores for film and television, including nine scores for films directed by the acclaimed Danish director Susanne Bier. Among those titles are the award-winning score for Brothers (2004), After the Wedding (2006) and Things We Lost in the Fire (2007), where he collaborated with Academy Award-winning composer Gustavo Santaolalla, and most recently the Best Foreign Language Oscar-winning In a Better World (2010) .
In 2005 and 2009, Söderqvist was nominated as Best Composer by the European Film Academy for his Brothers (2004) and Let the Right One In (2008) scores. The Brothers score was also awarded for Best Film Music in Cannes as well as the 'Rencontres cinématographiques de Cannes' Award for Best Music in Film.